Because in concept raising boys is a wonderful thing…in reality, sometimes it means getting down to the nitty gritty if you want to send decent men out into the world someday.
“There is a list making its way around Facebook about 25 Rules for Mothers of Sons. Have you seen it?
It’s a very pleasant, feel good, vanilla-flavored list with lots of cute little things like ‘teach your son to do laundry,’ ‘learn how to throw a football,’ ‘let him get dirty,’ and that sort of thing. I am not going to attack this woman or her list. (I learned my lesson the last time I did that.) I think the list is fine – for her. It’s just not my cup of tea.
Instead I decided to pay homage to her and make my own list. Here goes:
1. Teach him what a skank is so he’ll never bring one home.”